John R. O'Donnell
1931 - 2016
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John R. "Jack" O'Donnell, 85, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. He was born April 27, 1931, in Pittsburgh, the youngest of seven children, to the late George and Mary O'Donnell. He grew up in Blawnox and Homewood. After marrying Dorothy (Liss) in 1953, he resided in Penn Hills for 60 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George O'Donnell; sisters, Anna Margaret Morton, Marie Shelnick, Catherine "Kay" McNeil, Rita Ward, Elizabeth DeDominicis; and his daughter, Susan O'Donnell. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 63 years, Dorothy (Liss) O'Donnell; sons, John (Janice) O'Donnell and Dennis O'Donnell; daughters, Maureen (Dennis) Maiorino, Kathleen (Frank) Streeter and Dorothy (James) Kingerski; grandfather of 10; and three great-grandchildren. Jack was proud to be a sheet metal worker for Sheet Metal Workers Local 12.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES LTD., 7450 Saltsburg Road (at Universal Road), Penn Hills. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Published in Pittsburgh Tribune Review from Nov. 26 to Dec. 8, 2016.
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January 10, 2019
My deepest condolences to the family, may you find comfort and strength from the God of all comfort in this difficult time (Isiah 26:19)
January 12, 2018
I am deeply sorry for your loss. May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this sad and difficult time. Psalms 119:50,76.
May 8, 2017
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. We will certainly keep your family in our prayers. (John 5:28)
December 7, 2016
May Mr. O'Donnell rest now and be safe in God's memory.
December 6, 2016

So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tracy Legato (Varlotta)
December 3, 2016
I am so very sorry for your loss. Your dad was a good man. Prayer's to the family.
Tammy Meyers-Kearns
November 30, 2016
I am sorry about your great loss, my deepest condolences goes out to your family and friends. May you find comfort and strength in the days to come. 1 Corth 1:3-4
November 28, 2016
With deepest condolences at this time of loss
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